World War I wasn't an insanity. In fact, it was a very logical continuation of the ideas present in Europe at the time. Everyone had something to win and something to lose. Treaties were in place and had to be obeyed to prove that they're worth anything. In the end, it was a very logically predicated conflict that ended in slaughter of the millions.
These photos, on the other hand - oh boy! They don't make a lick of sense. This is some of the most bizarre stuff ever recorded in the history of man. Glad we live in this crazy interconnected world where pictures can be shared as quickly as they are taken. That's how we have these 35 totally WTF pictures to show you.